Outdoor Activities in Samsun

Outdoor activities in Samsun are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Samsun comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Samsun and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Samsun has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Samsun.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Samsun:

  1. Vezirkopru Sahinkaya Kanyonu

    Outdoors, Waterfront, View Point, River

    The Sahinkaya Canyon on Altinkaya Dam is a rare sight for tourists and locals alike and as you sail the silent river, you are left speechless with the sights of the mountains that rise above the water. The local tour operators make sure you cover the popular spots in the canyon itself or you can make this a private boating trip as you explore one of the serenest spots around Samsun.
  2. Kus Cenneti

    4.2 (6 Votes)
    Kus Cenneti Image

    Wildlife Sanctuary , Nature, Bird Watching

    A bird sanctuary at its best, the Kus Cenneti is where you can see nearly 70% of the total bird species in the country! See colorful birds take to the skies and nestle on the trees that surround the lake. A walk around is promising if you are travelling with a camera and love photography while nature lovers can indulge in the less-crowded, serene ambience of the place. Try to spot the at least ...Read more
  3. Ladik-akdag Kis Turizm Merkezi

    Outdoors, Ski Resort, Skiing

    Winters transforms Samsun to a snowy heaven and the Ladik-Akdag Kis Turizm Merkezi is just what you need to put on your skiing gear and feel one with the snow! The place has a natural ice rink and a ski resort that is perfect to get the adrenaline rush during winters. Springs are known to transform the place into an adventure spot to try paragliding and kite flying. The view of Samsun city from...Read more
  4. Kabaceviz Selalesi

    3.6 (70 Votes)
    Kabaceviz Selalesi

    Outdoors, Cave, Picnic Spot

    Located around 40 kilometers from Samsun city, the Kabaceviz Waterfalls are what fairy tales are made of! Wide but gentle waterfalls that find their way through an electric painting of lush green trees, small cliff sections and mangroves and mini-caves that play hide and seek with visitors, and you have one of the most lovely sights in Samsun waiting to be explored. Have a picnic by the waterfa...Read more
  5. Bati Park

    Waterfront, Park, Statue, Picnic Spot

    Located near the Black Sea, the Bati Park is one of the most loved green spaces in Samsun. The shimmering sea overlooks a vast expanse of green grass, larger than life sculptures and wide open spaces, make sure you fall in love with the tranquility and the calm that embraces the place. The statue of Amazon and the Amisos Mezarlari are placed here and add to its beauty. Carry a small picnic bask...Read more
  6. Ladik Golu

    4.4 (54 Votes)
    Ladik Golu

    Lake, Boating, Nature, Bird Watching

    Located around 90 kilometers away, the Ladik Golu is a picturesque place with mountains that surround the water and people fishing for fresh-water lobsters and fishes on small boats that sail through it. The gorgeous lake is a pleasure for picnic lovers while the migrating season is the peak season for bird watchers. Species of Alaca Balikcill, Erguvani Heron, Black Stork, Uzunbacak, Kizkusu, S...Read more